Tag: Music

‘The New Normal’ spring opera to debut April 16

Now over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the phrase “the new normal” has inspired innovation and creativity in everyday life, which is evident in the University of Tennessee at Martin Department of Music’s spring opera titled “The New Normal.”

UT Martin co-hosts Northwest Tennessee Arts Festival

The University of Tennessee at Martin Department of Music, in partnership with the Weakley County Schools and Weakley Arts Can, is hosting the Northwest Tennessee Arts Festival from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, April 10 at the tent near Pacer Pond.

Ed Sargent Guest Artist Series to feature Raul Malo March 14

The University of Tennessee at Martin Ed Sargent Guest Series, hosted by the Department of Music, will feature a virtual performance by Raul Malo, lead singer of the Mavericks, at 7 p.m., March 14.

Ed Sargent Guest Artist Series to feature Chuck Leavell Feb. 28

The University of Tennessee at Martin Ed Sargent Guest Artist Series, hosted by the Department of Music, will feature a virtual performance by Chuck Leavell, keyboardist for the Rolling Stones, at 3 p.m., Feb. 28.

Fine Arts Building Phase II renamed Northwest Tennessee Arts Center

Phase II of the University of Tennessee at Martin Fine Arts Building construction project has been renamed the Northwest Tennessee Arts Center.

Aviators Marching Band hosts ‘Last Blast’ concert Nov. 7

The University of Tennessee at Martin Aviators Marching Band will host a “Last Blast” concert at 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, at the tent in the Pacer Pond parking lot.

Music department premieres new online performance programs

The University of Tennessee at Martin Department of Music is premiering two new programs for the university and community to enjoy for free.

Los Lobos to host virtual interactive performance Sept. 25

The University of Tennessee at Martin will host a virtual music presentation and interactive Q&A with “Los Lobos,” a Grammy-winning band from Los Angeles, at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25, as the first performance in the fall 2020 installment of the Ed Sargent Guest Artist Series.

“Keeping the Beat hosted by TNMEA” concludes after airing 62 programs

“Keeping the Beat hosted by TNMEA,” an online educational music series sponsored by the UT Martin Department of Music, ended July 16 after livestreaming 62 interactive lessons over four months.

UT Martin music faculty member and alum to interview Joan Jett and Kenny Laguna

Dr. Julie Hill, professor and music department chair at the University of Tennessee at Martin, and 1982 UT Martin alumnus Ed Sargent will interview legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Joan Jett and Kenny Laguna on “Keeping the Beat Hosted by TNMEA” at 7 p.m. CDT Tuesday, July 7.

 

 

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